Even kids fall into (gift) categories! Here, five festive gifting ideas as unique as the littles in your life. —Jeanine Gordon
for the mini spa-goer. Create a DIY spa with your special sidekick and treat them to a stay-at-home day of masks and pampering. Shop Hali’s Pretty Little Gift Set ($14) includes three 7th Heaven Animal Masks made for little faces plus rainbow invisibobble hair ties and an adorable Rebels Refinery Pineapple Lip Balm.
for the newborn. New parents will love unwrapping the Baby Leaves Newborn & Baby Bundle from Attitude ($40). Eco-friendly diapers, shampoo, bubble wash and body creams in a soft pear nectar scent are the perfect items for the littlest gift recipients on your list. Bonus: Attitude plants a tree with every purchase, making gift-giving even more enjoyable.
for the adventurer. Parents, rejoice! Wild | Life Outdoor Adventures has the gift that keeps on giving—monthly subscription Outdoor Kits (from $36/month) that are packed full of skill-building games, crafts and activities, each with a unique outdoor theme, from star-gazing to camping safety. Each kit delivers 10+ hours of fun and adventure for the aspiring ranger.
for the aspiring tech boss. Help a tech-loving tween to unlock the world of computer coding with Actua’s Code Like a Girl book ($26). Learning is fun with cool tech projects that teach your favourite youth to build their own computer, make smartphone gloves and more—with easy instructions and endless tech-savvy inspiration.
for the little learner. Combine knowledge and playtime for a gift that the kiddos you know are sure to love. The Ladybug Teaching Clock from Tender Leaf Toys ($27) shows little ones how to tell time in a fun, colourful puzzle made from refurbished rubberwood. Let them count and learn numbers and matching with this sweet set to tuck under the tree.
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